John Jensen of Burke on March 15, 2011 claimed his $10,000 prize from the March 9, 2011 Powerball drawing at the Sioux Falls Lottery office.
Jensen, who picked his own numbers, purchased the winning ticket at Pump 'N Stuff in Burke. The store will receive a $1,000 bonus for selling the ticket. The odds of winning the $10,000 third prize in Powerball are 1:723,145.
Powerball is played in 42 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The jackpot currently sits at $67 million for the next drawing on March 16, 2011.